Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Erysiptila Meyrick, 1914 . Exotic Microlepid. 1 : 232.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : ETHMIINAE

Type-species:
Borkhausenia clevelandi Busck, 1914. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 47: 32.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included ERYSIPTILA in the family ETHMIIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of ELACHISTIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Erysiptila was included in the Oecophoridae by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 85; it was transferred to the Oecophoridae Ethmiinae, now Ethmiidae, by Becker, 1984, Revta bras. Ent. 28: 130, 144. See also: * Erisyptila Fletcher, 1929.

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Junior name(s):
Erisyptila ; Fletcher, 1929: 85.


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